Saturday, February 22, 2014

Waiting for Spring

At this point, I think we are all ready for
springtime and fresh new flowers
We have warmed up nicely and even enjoyed a day reaching 82 degrees.
My rose garden is still a ways from sharing pretty blooms
but I know they are coming soon.
In the meantime,
I have brought a little spring inside
while we wait.
It is better to be patient then
powerful; it is better to have self-control
then to conquer a city.
Proverbs 16:32

Roses, although silk, are a hope for spring.

There is beauty in the color pink.

We can make our plans, but the Lord
determines our steps.
Proverbs 16:9

There is a time for everything,
a season for every activity
under heaven.
A time to cry and a time to laugh.
Ecclesiastes 3:1,4

Teach us to make the most of our time,
so that we may grow in wisdom.
Psalm 90:12

Home is where the heart dwells
and makes a nest for comfort.

The birds in my yard are beginning to sing
the songs of springtime.

Wishing you a wonderful weekend
and warm spring days soon.

Thanks for stopping by.

Celestina Marie


Sola Scriptura said...

What a lovely post. Today we have blue skies and sunshine! I think it's an ideal day for a picnic! I hope you have a good weekend.

Valerie-Jael said...

Great post, Celste, love the photos and the wonderful quotes! Glad it is warming up for you, here spring is well on its way. Hugs, Valerie

Julie Marie said...

I too am so anxious for Spring Celeste!... wow, you had 82 degrees!... love that things are warming up for you, they are some here too (40's)... all of your photos are so beautiful, I especially love the vintage fan... happy weekend to you!... xoxo Julie Marie

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Lovely photos and scripture verses, Celeste. Ecclesiastes 3:1,4 is one of my favorites. However I am impatiently waiting for spring.
Have a great weekend.

Jan Hermann said...

Love your Bible Verse choices...and your beautiful post. And you bet I'm ready for spring!! ♥

Heaven's Walk said...

What a blessing to have such nice, warm springtime temps, Celeste! Your scriptures were so appropriate for this well-loved time of year. :) I hope that spring decides to make her appearance here soon. We're supposed to be back in the 'teens this next week. Ugh.....

xoxo laurie

Donna said...

What a beautiful post and wonderful verses, Celestina! Your painted roses are gorgeous, love them! I hope the cold temps that you had earlier haven't been hard on all of your roses and other plants. I too am looking forward to spring and spending time tending my gardens. Have a great day! Oh, I almost forgot to mention that your dove and flower are just gorgeous!!

Anonymous said...

Blessings to you this weekend, too. Such lovely photos. We are noticing the bird song, too.

NanaDiana said...

Those are gorgeous images, Celestina Marie. They make me believe that someday it will be Spring here, too! Can't wait to see your roses when they start blooming! xo Diana

1CardCreator said...

Lovely post Celeste, such beautiful images and quotes too. I see your love of roses in everything you do. ~Diane

Blondie's Journal said...

I so enjoyed these pictures, my friend! Spring can't come soon enough for those of us in the Midwest. I hope your roses appear soon! :)


cynthia lee designs said...

Loved your post today!! I'm so ready for Spring, but we have a little more snow coming our way this week.

Denise said...

I love spring, and roses are my favorite.

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Thank you for the wonderful inspirational scriptures today! We're so ready for spring. Have a great birthday Celeste!!

love & hugs, Edie

Kathy said...

What an uplifting post!
We have nothing close to 80s and are grateful for 50s here. I was just looking at the hydrangea by the back door and noticed a few green leaves popping. Spring will be here before we know it.

Anonymous said...

Bless you, sweet Celeste! Lovely post with snaps and Bible verses! I didn't know you played the piano. We should play a duet sometimes.:)
Be a sweetie and hope you've had a nice weekend.
Shelia ;)

Old Time Cindy said...

So inspiring! I've been happy with our temps reaching the 40's and 50's cause I know spring will be here soon. Blessings!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

It's coming....Hold on Celeste!!


Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Celeste, this is such a beautiful post. I was feeling a little stressed, but your photos and words relaxed me. Thank you. laurie

Red Rose Alley said...

The picture with the white flowers and the butterfly is so pretty. And your angel is just precious. She would make me happy looking at her every day. :~)

The days are getting warmer here, but it's supposed to rain again this week, so winter is not over yet in my neck of the woods.


farmhouse-story said...

lovely post, celeste:) still freezing in indy--i would love 82! have a great week!

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

I think we're all ready for a touch of spring!

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..